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Holly Twyford Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Director of a Play, HELEN Production
Holly TwyfordThe Amish Project
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play, HAYES Production
Holly TwyfordSex With Strangers
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Play
Holly TwyfordContractions
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Play
Holly TwyfordDirt
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Supporting Actress, Resident Play
Holly TwyfordThe Taming of the Shrew

Holly Twyford News

The Edge of the Universe Players 2 Present A NUMBER By Caryl Churchill Photo The Edge of the Universe Players 2 Present A NUMBER By Caryl Churchill
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 24, 2022

On the heels of creating two audio plays during the pandemic (The Marriage Proposal, featuring Kimberly Gilbert, Jamie Smithson and Cody Nickell, and Laughter in the Shadow of the Trees, featuring Sarah Marshall, Holly Twyford and David Bryan Jackson), The Edge of the Universe Players 2 return to in-person producing with Caryl Churchill's A NUMBER.

BWW Review: OUR TOWN at Shakespeare Theatre Company Photo BWW Review: OUR TOWN at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by Pamela Roberts - May 22, 2022

The Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Our Town is a triumphant production of vitality, and consequence. Thornton Wilder’s classic—a work that captures the universal experience of being alive—takes on new resonance and depth in the capable hands of an extraordinary ensemble. This play is immediate—one to see and share and talk about.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At THE UPSTAIRS DEPARTMENT At Signature Theatre Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At THE UPSTAIRS DEPARTMENT At Signature Theatre
by Stage Tube - May 18, 2022

We've got a first look at Signature Theatre's The Upstairs Department, a play by Chelsea Marcantel (Airness, Everything is Wonderful), which plays in Signature's ARK Theatre for live performances now through June 12, 2022.

BWW Review: THE UPSTAIRS DEPARTMENT at Signature Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE UPSTAIRS DEPARTMENT at Signature Theatre
by Rachael F. Goldberg - May 6, 2022

While ostensibly about grief and how we see the world, 'The Upstairs Department' is really more about the central sibling relationship, about how two people can drift apart and find their way back to each other along their journeys to better understand themselves.

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Michael John LaChiusa Photo BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Michael John LaChiusa
by Elliot Lanes - May 5, 2022

Today’s subject Michael John LaChuisa is currently living his theatre life as the composer for the upcoming production of Our Town at Shakespeare Theatre Company. The production runs May 12th through June 11th in STC’s Sidney Harman Hall and features (wait for it) a FULL cast of DC performers.

Cast & Creative Team Announced For THE UPSTAIRS DEPARTMENT at Signature Theatre Photo Cast & Creative Team Announced For THE UPSTAIRS DEPARTMENT at Signature Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2022

Signature Theatre announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere production of The Upstairs Department, a play by Chelsea Marcantel (Airness, Everything is Wonderful), which will play in Signature's ARK Theatre for live performances from April 26 – June 12, 2022.

Theater J Announces 32nd Season Photo Theater J Announces 32nd Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2022

Theater J has announced Theater J’s 32nd season, which includes five plays and a bonus return engagement of a musical masterpiece.

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Yesenia Iglesias Photo BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Yesenia Iglesias
by Elliot Lanes - Feb 9, 2022

Today’s subject Yesenia Iglesias is currently living her theatre life onstage at Signature Theatre in Daphne’s Dive which runs through March 20th in the ARK space. Last time Yesenia performed at Signature, she was getting beat up and bludgeoned to death in Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity. Read on to see how she decompressed nightly from such an intense experience.

Signature Theatre to Stream Sondheim Tribute Concert This Weekend Photo Signature Theatre to Stream Sondheim Tribute Concert This Weekend
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 10, 2022

Signature Theatre has announced that special arrangements have been made to stream Everybody Rise: Signature Remembers Stephen Sondheim for free for a limited 72-hour period.

Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards; JESUS CHRIST SUPERST Photo Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards; JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021

This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Holly Twyford Videos

VIDEO: Get A First Look At THE UPSTAIRS DEPARTMENT At Signature Theatre Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At THE UPSTAIRS DEPARTMENT At Signature Theatre

by Stage Tube - May 18, 2022

We've got a first look at Signature Theatre's The Upstairs Department, a play by Chelsea Marcantel (Airness, Everything is Wonderful), which plays in Signature's ARK Theatre for live performances now through June 12, 2022.

VIDEO: Preview Signature's ESCAPED ALONE Videoplay
VIDEO: Preview Signature's ESCAPED ALONE

by Stage Tube - Oct 2, 2019

Signature Theatre presents the regional premiere of Escaped Alone by legendary playwright Caryl Churchill (Cloud 9, Top Girls) and directed by acclaimed DC actress Holly Twyford (Signature's A Little Night Music, Sex with Strangers).

Video: Signature Theatre Presents MASTERPIECES OF THE ORAL AND INTANGIBLE HERITAGE OF Videoplay
Video: Signature Theatre Presents MASTERPIECES OF THE ORAL AND INTANGIBLE HERITAGE OF HUMANITY

by A.A. Cristi - Mar 6, 2019

Signature Theatre is proud to present the world premiere of Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by DC playwright Heather McDonald (Broadway's An Almost Holy Picture, Signature's Available Light). The production is directed by Australian film and theater director Nadia Tass (Malcolm, Matching Jack) and features Holly Twyford (Signature's A Little Night Music, Sex with Strangers) as Layla, Felicia Curry (Signature's The Scottsboro Boys, Arena's Nina Simone: Four Women) as Mitra, and Yesenia Iglesias (Folger's Love's Labor's Lost, Ford's A Christmas Carol) as Nadia. Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity runs from February 26 through April 7 in Signature Theatre's ARK Theatre.

VIDEO: New Trailer for Signature Theatre's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC Videoplay
VIDEO: New Trailer for Signature Theatre's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC

by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Signature Theatre has just announced that A Little Night Music will play for an added ninth week - an addition of eight performances between October 10 and October 15. They also released a new trailer with footage from the show - check it out below!

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC at Signature Theatre Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Highlights from A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC at Signature Theatre

by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

Signature Theatre presents A Little Night Music, directed by Signature Theatre Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Follies, Gigi). A Little Night Music runs now through October 8 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at footage from the show below!

VIDEO: A Web of Love Affairs in New Trailer for A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC at Signature The Videoplay
VIDEO: A Web of Love Affairs in New Trailer for A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC at Signature Theatre

by Stage Tube - Aug 1, 2017

Signature Theatre will present A Little Night Music, directed by Signature Theatre Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Follies, Gigi). Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's Tony Award-winning musical, set in 1900 Sweden, revolves around a tangled web of love affairs. A Little Night Music will run from August 15 - October 8 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre. Check out a new trailer for the show below!

VIDEO: Signature Theatre Announces 2017/18 Season!
by Stage Tube - Mar 31, 2017

Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer and Managing Director Maggie Boland announce the full lineup for Signature Theatre's 2017/18 season.


Holly Twyford Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Holly Twyford been nominated for?
Outstanding Director of a Play, HELEN Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for The Amish Project , Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play, HAYES Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Sex With Strangers , Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for Contractions Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for Dirt and Outstanding Supporting Actress, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for The Taming of the Shrew .